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Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

There are many countries around the world which have a history of marginalizing, oppressing and silencing their indigenous population. America, Canada, Australia, India and many, many more. The sad truth […]

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Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

You may be familiar with the short ‘A Girl in The River: The price of Forgiveness’ which won best documentary short at this year’s Academy Awards. Canadian-Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy […]

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Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

In a country that has been known for its epidemic of gender violence, we’ve seen India step up to the plate in a number of ways to try and curb […]

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Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

During New Years Eve celebrations, a number of German cities, including Cologne which reported the highest number of attacks, became the center of international headlines after it was reported hundreds […]

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Chelsea Clinton Wrote An Essay About Gender Equality Progress; It Was Both Empowering & Depressing At The Same Time

Chelsea Clinton Wrote An Essay About Gender Equality Progress; It Was Both Empowering & Depressing At The Same Time

A year ago, Chelsea Clinton, her mom Hillary and Melinda Gates launched the ‘No Ceilings’ report initiative through the Clinton Foundation. The idea was to utilize the resources the Clinton […]

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Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

When women are making history today for something that should’ve been done a long time ago, it’s clear there is still an inequality problem around the world. Yes it is […]

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It’s Not Only Justin, Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Is Also A Feminist

It’s Not Only Justin, Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Is Also A Feminist

We know we have gushed over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Canada’s “other” famous Justin) and his progressive views on everything from racial justice to feminism and gender equality, but […]

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How This Animal Welfare Org. Is Improving The Status Of Women In The Developing World

How This Animal Welfare Org. Is Improving The Status Of Women In The Developing World

Everyday around the world, there are millions of women who are not able to work or provide for their families due to limitations on opportunity, education and economic empowerment. Another […]

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These 4 Women Are The Defense Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Germany & The Netherlands

These 4 Women Are The Defense Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Germany & The Netherlands

You’d be forgiven if you looked at this picture of these four women and “defense ministers from European countries” was the last option (if any) that came to mind when […]

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Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Hey ladies, it turns out Beyonce was right – girls really DO run the world, literally! There is a growing list of female heads of state around the world and […]

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United Nations’ First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Hailed As Heroes By World Leader

United Nations’ First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Hailed As Heroes By World Leader

This group of Indian women made up part of the first all-female United Nations Peacekeeping unit, and have just returned to their home country as international heroes. Since 2007 these […]

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Escaping ISIS, These Former Sex Slaves Created A Battalion & Are Now Fighting Their Captors

Escaping ISIS, These Former Sex Slaves Created A Battalion & Are Now Fighting Their Captors

The greatest threat to humanity in the world today is terrorist group ISIS. Over the past few years it has been hard to escape the horrific news of their impact […]

Entertainment, Politics

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

Since it’s declaration of independence from France in 1962, Algeria has been a country in strife. It is the largest country on the African continent, and the 10th largest in […]

Family Life, Politics

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

When we think about the dominant sexist or patriarchal machine that is still largely in control of the world today, the idea of changing it to something more equal can […]

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Obama’s New Proposal To Advance Equal Pay In America Could Ensure More Diversity & Gender Equality

Obama’s New Proposal To Advance Equal Pay In America Could Ensure More Diversity & Gender Equality

In his first act as President of the United States, Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law in 2009. The Act was an amendment to the […]